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October 2019

Edinburgh Green Anti-Capitalist Front: Open Meeting

3 October, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Forest Cafe, 141 Lauriston Place
Edinburgh, EH3 9JN United Kingdom
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Join Edinburgh GAF at our first post-Fringe organising meeting! Catch us at Forest Cafe, Thursday 3rd October between 7pm - 9pm where we'll kick off our weekly meetings now the Fringe is over. Bring ur (anti-capitalist) mates!

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Edinburgh- Defend Rojava!

20 October, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Scottish National Gallery Edinburgh, United Kingdom + Google Map

Call for all democratic forces! Defend Rojava, stop Turkish state invasion! Already hundreds of innocent lives have been lost. An isis resurgence has begun. The world is simply turning a blind eye to brutal war crimes. We must not let anyone forget that the YPG/J and SDF defeated ISIS and saved the entire world. It is time to defend Rojava and stop the Turkish aggression! The Rojava Revolution is a shining example of system change. Over the last 7 years,…

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November 2019

West Papua Liberation: Q&A with Benny Wenda

13 November, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lighthouse – Edinburgh Radical Bookshop, 43 West Nicolson Street
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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West Papua is being exploited and we need to spread the word. We will be live streaming a Q&A session with Benny Wenda, the Chairperson of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua now living in exile in London, to understand more. Afterwards we also intend to break into smaller groups to discuss where to go from here. Co-hosted by West Papua Solidarity Edinburgh, Earth-Strike Edinburgh, Plan C, Edinburgh University Marxist Society, University of Edinburgh John Maclean Society, Defend the…

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Green Anti-Capitalist Front: Open Meeting

19 November, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh, 17 West Montgomery Pl
Edinburgh, EH7 5HA United Kingdom
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Join Edinburgh GAF for our weekly planning meeting where we'll discuss radical leftist methods of organising against the climate crisis. Note our NEW organising space at the Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh: 17 W Montgomery Pl, Edinburgh EH7 5HA As well as our meeting day moving from Thursdays to Tuesdays. See you there!

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Edinburgh Green Anti-Capitalist Front: Planning Meeting

26 November, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh, 17 West Montgomery Pl
Edinburgh, EH7 5HA United Kingdom
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Join Edinburgh GAF for our weekly planning meeting where we'll discuss radical leftist methods of organising against the climate crisis. Note our NEW organising space at the Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh: 17 W Montgomery Pl, Edinburgh EH7 5HA As well as our meeting day moving from Thursdays to Tuesdays. See you there!

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December 2019

Global Flag Raising in Edinburgh

1 December, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Scottish Parliament Building Edinburgh, EH8 8 United Kingdom + Google Map

December 1 1961 West Papua first tried to wave the Morning Star flag. Raki Ap has called on us to raise the Morning Star worldwide to spread awareness. Please join us at the Scottish Parliament to bring awareness of the campaign to Holyrood.

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Edinburgh GAF: ‘Invasion’ Film Screening

12 December, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh, 17 West Montgomery Pl
Edinburgh, EH7 5HA United Kingdom
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In this era of “reconciliation”, Indigenous land is still being taken at gunpoint. INVASION is a new film about the Unist’ot’en Camp, Gidimt’en checkpoint and the larger Wet’suwet’en Nation standing up to the Canadian government and corporations who continue colonial violence against Indigenous people. The Unist’ot’en Camp has been a beacon of resistance for nearly 10 years. It is a healing space for Indigenous people and settlers alike, and an active example of decolonization. The violence, environmental destruction, and disregard…

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Green Anti-Capitalist Front Open Meeting: Last of the Year!

17 December, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McDonald Road Library, 2 McDonald Road
Edinburgh, EH7 4LU United Kingdom
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Join Edinburgh GAF in their last organising meeting of the year, where we'll discuss methods of direct action that can be employed in the face of the ever-imminent climate crisis

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February 2020

Legal Observer Training

23 February @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Leith Community Centre, 12A Newkirkgate
Edinburgh, EH6 6AD United Kingdom
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As part of the Green Anti-Capitalist Front’s National Week of Action, we are holding training workshops on how to become a legal observer for protests. Legal observers are key for protests to run safely – they provide advice, source witnesses for arrests and, most importantly, ensure that people protesting do not face the legal system alone. Training covers police tactics, stop & search laws, arrestee support, police ranks & command structure, providing good witnesses, and spotting inappropriate policing. This workshop…

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August 2020

Climate Change as a Queer and Feminist Issue

18 August @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

GAF hosts an online talk by Catrina Randall from Young Friends of the Earth followed by a Q&A. Link to be posted here. Catrina Randall (she/her) coordinates Young Friends of the Earth Scotland a network of climate and social justice activists aged 16-30 from across Scotland. She has been involved in divestment and sponsorship campaigns, grassroots community organising, and queer and feminist direct action groups. She has written about the need to frame climate change as a queer issue. Zoom…

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